Woman seriously injured in crash in Pakuranga, East Auckland
A woman has been seriously injured in a crash in the Auckland suburb of Pakuranga this afternoon.
Police were called at 4.51pm to the two-car crash, near the intersection of Aurea Ave and Jan Place.
A St John Ambulance spokeswoman...
Diamante horse head case: American and Mexican jailed for NZ's largest cocaine bust
An American and Mexican have been jailed for their roles in importing the largest ever consignment of cocaine into New Zealand, hidden inside a jewel-encrusted horse head.
US man Ronald Wayne Cook Senior, 58, and Mexican national...
91-year-old seriously hurt in Te Atatu Peninsula mobility scooter crash
A 91-year-old woman riding a mobility scooter was hit by a vehicle in West Auckland this morning.
Police said the collision happened on Te Atatu Rd about 9.30am.
The woman was taken to hospital in a serious condition.
Mangere sisters pick their preferred leader after Electoral Commission invites them to register
Shyla Parikh, aged 4, and her twin 8-year-old sisters, Sia and Dia, have politely turned down a reminder to vote at next month's general elections.
The Mangere youngsters received enrolment letters from the Electoral Commission,...
New vodka pre-mix drink sold online illegally
The creator of a controversial new pre-mix vodka drink has been selling the product online illegally.
Auckland-based company Pure Amino has halted online sales of its raspberry lemon vodka drink after Herald inquiries found the...
Well-known artist accused of rape sent midnight messages to teen, court hears
A well-known artist facing rape and indecent assault allegations would send "threatening" midnight messages to one of his teenage students, a court has heard.
The man, whom the Herald cannot name due to court suppression orders,...